Furs, mammoth bones, fish glue, bird feathers, birch fungus, boats, fur clothes, and other goods were widely traded in the region. The famous Obdorsk Fair contributed to this. In January-February, the Nenets and Khanty peoples flocked here, merchants, residents of the Tobolsk, Yenisei and Arkhangelsk provinces came too.
The Arctic fox served as a monetary unit at a fairly high price – 10 rubles 50 kopecks. The fair was one of the first in the Tobolsk province in terms of capital turnover. The Northern-Ob trade was entirely based on raw materials. Up to 200 thousand Russian pounds of fish per year were brought from Obdorsk to other markets.